A Faustian fantasy classic!
Academy Award® winner Paul Muni stars as mobster Eddie Kagal, who finds himself in Hell after being murdered by a double-crossing associate. When Satan (as portrayed by Claude Rains) finds Kagal to have an unusual resemblance to his Earthly adversary, Judge Frederick Parker, he puts Kagal’s soul in the Judge’s body, with the intent of having Kagal destroying Parker’s chances of running for Governor. But all Kagan wants to do, now that he’s back on Earth, is seek revenge against his own murderer. The Judge’s finance (Academy Award® winner Anne Baxter) soon discovers Kagal has taken over the Judge’s body, and tries to persuade Kagal to find goodness in his heart.
Included on the DVD is an exclusive interview between Lloyd Kaufman and Vincent Sherman, the oldest living director from Hollywood’s Golden Age, about the Hollywood Blacklist and other rembrances of old school filmmaking.